A Woman Ahead Of Her Time, Isabella Bird 1831 1904 Ranks Among The Most Adventurous Travel Writers Of Her Era In This Captivating Travelogue, She Reports To Her Sister Back Home In England On A Series Of Journeys Through Nineteenth Century Canada And The United States Bird Recounts With Passion And Sensitivity Such Sights As Wigwams On Prince Edward Island And Quebec S Romantic Falls Of Lorette, In Addition To Dark Encounters With Cholera, Slavery, And Harrowing Storms At Sea.Bird, Whose Youth Was Marred By Illness, Was Advised By Her Physician To Travel With A Budget Of 100 Pounds From Her Clergyman Father, She Ventured Off To North America On The First Of Many Journeys Her Later Expeditions Included Forays To The Middle East And Asia, Yielding Books Of Discerning Observations That Have Entertained And Enlightened Readers For Over A Century.
Isabella Lucy Bird October 15, 1831 October 7, 1904 was a nineteenth century English traveller, writer, and a natural historian.Works The Englishwoman in America 1856 Pen and Pencil Sketches Among The Outer Hebrides published in The Leisure Hour 1866 The Hawaiian Archipelago 1875 The Two Atlantics published in The Leisure Hour 1876 Australia Felix Impressions of Victori
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- My First Travels in North America
- Isabella Lucy Bird
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